Family Art Studio

Photo by Ben Gibbs

Family Programs

Family Art Studio

Regular schedule: Saturday–Sunday
Summer schedule: Tuesday–Sunday, June 11–August 18
Drop in anytime during regular Museum hours; last entry at 4:15 pm

About the Program

Enjoy one-of-a-kind art projects themed around Skirball exhibitions. Reinforcing the values of collaboration, community, and caring for the world around us, projects will ignite the imaginations of your family members, whether they are 2 or 102!

May 4–26: Far-Out Fashions—Inspired by the summer exhibitions Black Is Beautiful: The Photography of Kwame Brathwaite and Fearless Fashion: Rudi Gernreich, make a groovy accessory out of repurposed materials.

June 1–30: Daring Designs—Be the next Rudi Gernreich: create a 3D fashion design.

July 2–14: Friendship Frames—Create a frame to hold a photo of a friend or family member you cherish.

July 16–28: Pop Art Portraits—Design an Andy Warhol–style portrait of someone who inspires you.

July 30–August 11: Album Covers—Inspired by the album covers on display in Black Is Beautiful: The Photography of Kwame Brathwaite, design your own that expresses who you are or what you care about.

August 13–September 1: Music Making—Make an instrument to use at one of our Family Amphitheater Performances this summer!


“The Skirball [Cultural] Center’s exhibitions are guaranteed to get your creative juices flowing, so put the mojo to good use in the museum’s Family Art Studio. The bright, colorful space is marketed to kiddos, what with the low tables and a toddler-friendly play nook outfitted with books, toys, and beanbag chairs. Staff and volunteers offer as much or as little hand-holding as your future Picasso wants.”—“The Best Things to Do in LA in 2018,” Los Angeles magazine

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